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by EPT Host 20
Tue May 18, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pulling at the remaining Tube
Replies: 2
Views: 11

Re: Pulling at the remaining Tube

Dear Shatira, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Experiencing some pain after an ectopic pregnancy is normal as your body has been through a great deal over the last month and you are still in the early stages of recovery. The pain may be due to adhesions (scar tissue that bin...
by EPT Host 20
Tue May 18, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: When will my pregnancy test be negative?
Replies: 1
Views: 26

Re: When will my pregnancy test be negative?

Dear Muneca, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Following ectopic pregnancy, it can take a few weeks for hCG levels to fall to non pregnant levels, there is no set timeframe as it all depends on our unique physiology and how high the levels were to start with. I would suggest ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 16, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Clots after ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 21

Re: Clots after ectopic pregnancy

Dear Chloe, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, The first bleed that occurs after treatment for ectopic pregnancy is not classed as a period. It is the body's response to falling hormone levels because you are sadly no longer pregnant. The body expels the lining of the uterus t...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 16, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Hcg rising day 4 after MTX shot
Replies: 2
Views: 31

Re: Hcg rising day 4 after MTX shot

Dear Mistyappie, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, you are right in that the hCG level often rises on the day four blood test because the action of Methotrexate is not instantaneous, so the cells will have continued to divide for two or three days after the injection was give...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 16, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Please anyone can you help, I'm so lost :(
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Re: Please anyone can you help, I'm so lost :(

Dear Ashnicko, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, When we experience ectopic pregnancy we are suddenly faced with a life threatening emergency and it's treatment, reduction in fertility, concerns about the future and the loss of our babies. Experiencing any one of these is an ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 16, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Struggling
Replies: 2
Views: 39

Re: Struggling

Dear Kelsey, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Thank you so much for having the courage to talk about how you feel and contacting the Trust. I too suffered in silence following my ectopic pregnancy. It took me two years to be honest and face my feelings and like you, I reache...
by EPT Host 20
Wed May 12, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Saying Goodbye to our first baby
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Re: Saying Goodbye to our first baby

Dear CTJW29, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. Please do not feel as though you need to apologise for saying your baby. I think for many ladies who are trying to conceive, as soon as they see that line on the pregnancy test, it becomes a baby and this little one is indeed you...
by EPT Host 20
Wed May 12, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ivf turned into ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 5
Views: 102

Re: Ivf turned into ectopic pregnancy

Dear Chloe, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and losses. To experience one loss is difficult, to deal with multiple losses is heartbreaking and my heart truly goes out to you, especially after everything you have been through. When we experience ectopic pregnancy we are suddenly faced...
by EPT Host 20
Tue May 11, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Is there a best time to conceive if you have one fallopian tube
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: Is there a best time to conceive if you have one fallopian tube

Dear Susie, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Sadly there is no way to prevent ectopic pregnancy from occurring. There is also no method of tracking how far down the fallopian tube an egg maybe. To aid conception the ETP recommend having regular sex which means having sex eve...
by EPT Host 20
Tue May 11, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Nearly 5 months on, I'm not coping, please advise me....
Replies: 6
Views: 159

Re: Nearly 5 months on, I'm not coping, please advise me....

Dear sj1979, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. I can only imagine what a shock this has all been for you and I'm sorry you have had to go through this. The feelings you describe are very understandable. You have had so much to process in a very small timeframe - the ordeal of...
by EPT Host 20
Tue May 11, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Anyone had persistent HCG after Fallopian tube removal?
Replies: 1
Views: 55

Re: Anyone had persistent HCG after Fallopian tube removal?

Dear Emma, I am so sorry to hear of the difficult time you are going through. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your queries, especially as it has stumped your doctors. It is good to see that you are being closely monitored. The action of methotrexate is ...
by EPT Host 20
Mon May 10, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: No bleeding after surgery
Replies: 6
Views: 150

Re: No bleeding after surgery

Dear becky, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and of the difficult time you had. If you have concerns over your care and would like some answers, I would advise speaking to the Patient Advice Liaison Service (PALS) within your local hospital who will review this for you. Unfor...
by EPT Host 20
Mon May 10, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Decidual Cast: Expectant Management
Replies: 1
Views: 69

Re: Decidual Cast: Expectant Management

Dear Kat, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Sadly it is difficult to tell what is happening to hCG levels inbetween blood tests. Bleeding is not necessarily a sign it is going down quickly so I wouldn't want to get your hopes up too much. Our hCG levels all fall at different ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 09, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: HCG fall after tube removal
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Re: HCG fall after tube removal

Dear Random2020, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Following treatment for ectopic pregnancy, it can take a few weeks for hCG levels to fall to non pregnant levels. How quickly depends on the levels of reached and due to our own unique physiology as we are all different. Home...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 09, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Periods 4 months after ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: Periods 4 months after ectopic

Dear Stayls89+, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and continued concerns. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your symptoms. I presume you mean you are passing clots during your periods. My periods certainly changed after my ectopic p...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 09, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain 5 weeks after surgery
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: Pain 5 weeks after surgery

Dear jharts, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and continued discomfort. Experiencing an ectopic pregnancy is a huge ordeal and you are in the early stages of recovery. Your body needs time to heal from your surgery which is in itself a gruelling task. You have also had to pro...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 09, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Post- Op Question regarding exercise
Replies: 3
Views: 110

Re: Post- Op Question regarding exercise

Dear Mags, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Generally speaking with surgery, please allow time for your body to heal internally after the invasive procedure. If you had keyhole surgery, you could start gentle exercise within two weeks of the operation. If you had open surger...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 09, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Struggling to conceive after tube removal
Replies: 1
Views: 82

Re: Struggling to conceive after tube removal

Dear Olivia, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and the difficulty you are having in conceiving at the moment. I very much understand that strong desire to conceive. I appreciate how frustrating it can be if it isn't happening as quickly as we would like. Conceiving successfull...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 09, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Emotionally Struggling 2 months after it happened
Replies: 3
Views: 116

Re: Emotionally Struggling 2 months after it happened

Dear ladies, It is completely normal to suddenly feel overwhelmed with everything you have been through, I did too. All I can say is take each day as it comes, If you feel you need further time off work please speak to your GP who will be able to arrange this for you. Be kind to yourselves and allow...
by EPT Host 20
Wed May 05, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Stressing and need help (long story)
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Re: Stressing and need help (long story)

Dear Alexis, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. You have been through a huge amount in such a short space of time and it is very normal to feel overwhelmed. From your words, I can imagine how frightening the experience must have been and I am sorry you have had to go though th...